Topic: Online Abuse
Under the spotlight: Lionesses face online abuse at 2023 FIFA World Cup
Crisp analyzed over 84,000 posts directed at the verified social media accounts of four-first team players from the England Women’s National Football team: Millie Bright, Jess Carter, Lauren James, and Niamh Charles between July 20 and August 20, 2023. Our investigation revealed a steady stream of harmful content targeting the players throughout the World Cup highlighting the continuing risks to player well-being and mental health posed by the spread of online abuse.
New approaches needed to proactively protect children as online sexual exploitation and abuse continues to increase
This week, WeProtect Global Alliance issued a stark warning: the current scale of online child sexual exploitation and abuse (CSEA) is continuing to increase beyond the capacity to respond. The Alliance’s 2021 Global Threat Assessment sounds the alarm on the distressing rise in the reach and complexity of CSEA around the world.
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